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End of Semester Grades and Degree Conferral Transcripts

  • Final grades are recorded immediately upon receipt from the course instructor.
  • Typically, grades are received within one week after the last day of final exams.
  • Unless specifically requested, we do not send transcripts until all of the current semester courses have been graded.
  • The degree conferral statement is recorded to the student's academic record as follows:

Associate, Baccalaureate, Graduate and Medical Degrees

  • Summer graduates - Seven business days after commencement
  • Fall graduates - Second full-week of January
  • Spring graduates - Seven business days after commencement

Law Degrees

  • Fall graduates - Second week of January
  • Spring graduates - Last week of May